Castilleja School’s ACE Center provides a number of co-curricular and curricular experiential learning programs, aimed to promote leadership development for all students. Please use this site to get an update on a number of projects.

The Trials of Underwriting

Ada’s Cafe is in the thick of the underwriting process. Today, we all sent out more emails and we are proud to say that we now have three confirmed sponsors! We’re looking forward to the amazing production this winter and hope to see you all there. Please let us know if you have any [...]

BGCP Off To A Great Start!

The Boys and Girls Club has gotten off to a great start this year! We are a club of 14 girls, and every week we go to Brentwood Academy in East Palo Alto to tutor 2nd grade girls in math, grammar, and reading. We have loved seeing the bonds that have been formed between the girls […]

HBV Awareness Day Planning

At the moment, the members of Team HBV are planning and organizing details for the HBV Awareness Day that is taking place during the week after Thanksgiving break. Fliers are being created, and the activities, as well as the prizes, are being assembled. Besides our earlier meetings that [...]

STEMx: Off to a great start!

We had a very exciting first couple of months as our fledgling ACE Org takes flight! Though, I don’t think I can call the club a little fledgling any longer, evidenced by 4 eventful EOP sessions and one more to come. Here’s a run-down of all the exciting events that we’ve [...]

Partnering with Music for the Community

Last week the Rosener House Committee partnered with Music for the Community. Music for the Community preformed beautiful pieces for the seniors. The seniors absolutely loved the performances and many of them even sang along! Some did not want to see the performances end and requested the Music [...]

Green Team Welcomes Canopy!

On Wednesday November 5th Castilleja’s Green Team welcomed Maika Horjus from Canopy, a local organization. Maika spoke to the Green Team about Canopy’s mission of maintaining healthy trees for a healthy community, and the logistics of working on local projects with global impact. [...]

Rosener House Collaboration

On Wednesday, November 5th, we collaborated with the Rosener House ACE org for a fun afternoon of music! It was a great experience sharing our music with a supportive (and big!) audience of seniors. Many enjoyed singing along to songs they knew and gave a warm round of applause after each [...]

Seton’s Spirit Animals

This week the Seton Art ACE Org went to St. Elizabeth Seton’s School and helped kids from 1st to 4th grade figure out what their spirit animals were.  Kids thought hard about what animals best represented their personalities, then Seton Art members helped them draw these animals with [...]

Ada’s Underwriting Adventure

We have been working on underwriting for AWAH by emailing businesses with information about our partnership and how they can contribute. We are emailing local sponsors in the bay area asking if they would support our organization. We have also been dividing the other jobs that need to be done [...]

Whats the latest with Wilderness?

Hello All!!! The wilderness club had their first hike at huddart park a few weeks ago. It was awesome!! We hiked about a 7 mile loop and the group had tons of fun. We are currently planning our next hike for the fifteenth of november at Montebello trail. Here is a photo of some our […]

Green Team meets with Alexandra Fuller!

Sounds of drilling and pounding permeated the clear Wyoming atmosphere as Alexandra Fuller rode on horseback to protest the unrequited deaths that were occurring on ever-spreading oil rigs. Toppling the idea of the quintessential “little lady,” Alexandra Fuller stood up, or rather, rode up, for [...]

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